The first table below looks at the demand for the Application Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Security Specialist
Rank 844 811 852
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 25 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.019% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 7
Average salary £60,000 £71,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £51,250 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+17.07% +12.63%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Application Security Specialist
UK

Application Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Application Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region.

Application Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +7 16 £60,000 +20.00%
London -49 6 £70,000 -3.44%
Application Security Specialist
UK

Application Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title.

1 39 (73.58%) .NET
2 29 (54.72%) Security Testing
3 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
4 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 17 (32.08%) Web Development
4 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
5 13 (24.53%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (22.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (22.64%) Games
7 11 (20.75%) Finance
7 11 (20.75%) OOP
7 11 (20.75%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (20.75%) OO
7 11 (20.75%) OOD
7 11 (20.75%) CISSP
7 11 (20.75%) Banking
7 11 (20.75%) CSSLP
7 11 (20.75%) Data Protection
8 10 (18.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (16.98%) Wireshark
9 9 (16.98%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (16.98%) Online Games
9 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
10 8 (15.09%) Web Application Development
11 5 (9.43%) OWASP
12 3 (5.66%) Information Security
12 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.89%) Publishing

Application Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (22.64%) Games
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (73.58%) .NET
2 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Data Protection Act
1 9 (16.98%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Security Testing
2 17 (32.08%) Web Development
3 13 (24.53%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (22.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (20.75%) OOP
5 11 (20.75%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (20.75%) OO
5 11 (20.75%) OOD
5 11 (20.75%) Data Protection
6 8 (15.09%) Web Application Development
7 5 (9.43%) OWASP
8 3 (5.66%) Information Security
9 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) CISSP
1 11 (20.75%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
2 10 (18.87%) ISO/IEC 27001